Democratic Lawmakers Threaten to Boycott Netanyahu Address to Congress Even Though No Formal Invitation Has Been Sent – EVOL

Some Democratic members of Congress are revealing they would boycott Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s upcoming address to a joint session of Congress amid the ongoing conflict between Israel and Hamas, even though no formal invitation has been sent yet.

Democratic Representative Ilhan Omar from Minnesota, a member of the progressive congressional group known as “The Squad,” slammed House Speaker Mike Johnson, a Republican from Louisiana, and Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer, a Democrat from New York, for their proposal to invite Prime Minister Netanyahu to address Congress, calling it “disgusting.”

“I think it is probably one of the most morally corrupt thing that we can do in this moment,” she added, noting the baseless accusation of Mr. Netanyahu “carrying out a genocide, forced starvation of the people of Gaza.”

“People want to make a political point to support Netanyahu and his policies in Gaza, which I do not support myself for the record,” said Rep. Hank Johnson (D-Ga.).

Representative Ro Khanna from California, a Democrat, stated that the current moment is not appropriate for the Israeli leader to address Congress.

Representative Rosa DeLauro from Connecticut, the leading Democrat on the House Appropriations Committee, said, “I probably would not



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